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      03-11-2012, 09:37 AM   #23
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Alright guys i need your help, i've been lurking around for hours and the amount of opinions on pads and fluids is just overwhelming. I think i've decided to go with castrol srf as far as the fluid goes, but the pads i just dont really know. I dont want something drastic racy, i track the car about twice a month, not every month. I dont want to be switching from street to track pads. What do you guys suggest, please help me out, just your suggestions and personal experience would help me make a decision. I also wanted to get a set of SS lines, why do some have 4 and others 6 lines? Thanks a bunch.
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I'm having some odd bed-in in results with my stock pads, i know they're not race pads but i think some amount of bed in material could be transferred to the rotors for better performance. I know the rotor should turn a nice grey/blueish color when the material is transferred over but i get a darker line along the outer circumference of the rotor, what is it? I noticed this after the first track event, first time the pads got really hot. It seems that something maybe wrong on that part of the pad, should i remove and inspect? The car brakes perfectly though.
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I'm having some odd bed-in in results with my stock pads, i know they're not race pads but i think some amount of bed in material could be transferred to the rotors for better performance. I know the rotor should turn a nice grey/blueish color when the material is transferred over but i get a darker line along the outer circumference of the rotor, what is it? I noticed this after the first track event, first time the pads got really hot. It seems that something maybe wrong on that part of the pad, should i remove and inspect? The car brakes perfectly though.
What I found is that the inside and outside edges of the rotors wear more because of the holes from the cross-drilling in the middle of the rotor. Your stripe may just be evidence of that. You'll notice that the dark stripe starts at the outside edge of the outermost hole.
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      03-23-2012, 08:42 PM   #26
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That or you got some grease on the pad. All four like that?
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      03-23-2012, 09:14 PM   #27
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That's odd, grease that only shows under high temp/hard braking? It's only on the front rotors.
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